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Dictionary Definition

letters

Noun

1 the literary culture; "this book shows American letters at its best"
2 scholarly attainment; "he is a man of letters"

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

letters
  1. Plural of letter

Verb

letters
  1. third-person singular of letter

Swedish

Noun

letters
  1. sv-noun-form-indef-gen-pl lett

Extensive Definition

Letter and similar can mean:

Literature

Entertainment

Places

letters in Spanish: Letra
letters in French: Lettre
letters in Italian: Lettera
letters in Hungarian: Levél
letters in Japanese: Letter
letters in Portuguese: Letra (desambiguação)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

French literature, IPA, ITA, Initial Teaching Alphabet, International Phonetic Alphabet, Renaissance literature, account, alphabet, alphabetics, ancient literature, annals, belles lettres, bibliolatry, bibliomania, bluestockingism, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, catalog, chronicle, classical scholarship, classicism, classics, contemporary literature, correspondence, culture, documentation, donnishness, erotic literature, erotica, eruditeness, erudition, folk literature, futhark, graphemics, history, humane letters, humanism, humanistic scholarship, intellectualism, intellectuality, inventory, kitsch, learnedness, list, literacy, literature, medieval literature, memorial, national literature, obscene literature, paleography, pedantism, pedantry, pipe roll, polite literature, pop literature, popular literature, pornographic literature, pornography, pseudonymous literature, reading, record, recording, register, registry, relic, remains, republic of letters, roll, rolls, roster, rota, runic alphabet, scatological literature, scholarship, script, scroll, serious literature, syllabary, table, token, trace, travel literature, underground literature, vestige, wisdom literature, writing system
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